Jimmy Kimmel, who brought his own child on to the set of his late-night show to deliver a tear-filled monologue about health care policy, is tired of children being used as bargaining chips — especially when it comes to CHIP funding.

A tiny war broke out Wednesday when Doug Andres, press secretary for House Speaker Paul Ryan, brought this tweet to Kimmel’s attention:

Funnyman Kimmel was not amused.

Leave it to America’s conscience to dole out the shame. But the question stands — how many Democrats will vote against the continuing resolution that includes a six-year CHIP extension?


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